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"We shouldn't be gratuitously obnoxious; we should be purposefully obnoxious." - PZ Myers

"I've always been loud and obnoxious." - Kesha

"Without true celebration discipline is obnoxious." - Adi Da

"Creativity is no excuse for obnoxious behavior" - Elizabeth Chandler

"People may think I'm wildly obnoxious." - Jillian Bell

"Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious." - William Feather

"Roxy, stop being so obnoxious!" -Joy "I'm never obnoxious; I'm just concerned." -Roxy" - Katie MacAlister

"Being uneducated is no guarantee against being obnoxious." - Walker Percy

"It's purty hard t' be efficient without bein' obnoxious." - Kin Hubbard

"Every obnoxious act is a cry for help." - Zig Ziglar

"You're an obnoxious canker-blossom. Go ooze somewhere else." - Tamora Pierce

"I'm a Berliner - fast, loud, obnoxious, industrious, brutally open." - Hasso Plattner

"I was always loud and obnoxious and giggly and funny." - Krysten Ritter

"Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious." - Elbert Hubbard

"I'm probably just an obnoxious little bollocks. Who cares?" - Michael O'Leary

"She's so obnoxious. Like a whole Saturday night drunk tank full of obnoxious packed into one little body." Detective Cavuto" - Christopher Moore

"There was a very obnoxious phase for Axl Rose. I'm sure if I had experienced as much success as he had, I would probably be a third as obnoxious. I'd probably be obnoxious, too. But not that much." - Britt Daniel

"Allay the ferment prevailing in America by removing the obnoxious hostile cause - obnoxious and unserviceable - for their merit can only be in action. Non dimicare et vincare." - William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham

"His voice was the most obnoxious squeak I ever was tormented with." - Charles Lamb

"A team should be an extension of a coach's personality. My teams are arrogant and obnoxious." - Al Mcguire

"On November 7, 2006, Cafferty called Donald Rumsfeld "an obnoxious jerk and war criminal"." - Jack Cafferty

"Im pretty aggressive, and maybe obnoxious, about trying to get work." - Harvey Pekar

"Fortunately, her year of graduate classes prepared her for obnoxious conduct." - Leslie Marmon Silko

"Cold one day, sweet the next; irresistibly flirty one moment, resistibly obnoxious the next." - John Green

"Well my chocolate is so good I could sell it in an obnoxious prism shape." - Jim Gaffigan

"Fun without sell gets nowhere, but sell without fun tends to become obnoxious." - Leo Burnett

"The notion of illegal plants and animals is obnoxious and ridiculous." - Terence Mckenna

"I want my team to have my personality: surly, obnoxious, and arrogant." - Al Mcguire

"I am thankful that my name in obnoxious to no pun." - William Shenstone

"The Jews are just a very aggressive and abrasive and obnoxious personality." - Richard M. Nixon

"I would much rather be the obnoxious feminist girl than be complicit in my own dehumanization." - Kathleen Hanna

"I am obnoxious to each carping tongue who says my hand a needle better fits," - Anne Bradstreet

"Cocaine made people deaf, it made people dead and it made people real obnoxious." - Linda Ronstadt

"Every obnoxious fan has a wife at home that dominates him." - Al Mcguire

"I am obnoxious to each carping tongue, Who says my hand a needle better fits." - Anne Bradstreet

"On November 7, 2006, Cafferty called Donald Rumsfeld an obnoxious jerk and war criminal." - Jack Cafferty

"The way to be successful in Hollywood is to be as obnoxious as the next guy." - Sylvester Stallone

"I'm crass, contemptuous and crude, obstreperous, obnoxious, rambunctiously raw and rude." - Mario Cantone

"People either love me or they think I'm obnoxious. I get that." - Cheyenne Jackson

"I never thought being obnoxious would get me where I am today." - Billie Joe Armstrong

"If you want to produce really horrible, obnoxious kids, say yes to them all the time." - Ewan Mcgregor

"I get really saucy after a few drinks. Sexy rude, not obnoxious rude." - Katie Price

"I'm pretty aggressive, and maybe obnoxious, about trying to get work." - Harvey Pekar

"Who walks around proud of things they've done? That's an obnoxious quality." - Jesse Eisenberg

"I like Jon Stewart. He's not as obnoxious as Dennis Miller, whom I really can't stand." - Tom Lehrer

"Fun without sell gets nowhere but sell without fun tends to become obnoxious." - Leo Burnett

"You know, people are basically shitty. It's when they prove it over and over again that it gets obnoxious." - Frank Zappa

"If truth is not undergirded by love, it makes the possessor of that truth obnoxious and the truth repulsive." - Ravi Zacharias

"Whatever people in general do not understand, they are al ways prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Take free speech: most of the tough cases on free speech involve very unpleasant people saying very obnoxious things." - Barney Frank

"I know of no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their strict execution." - Ulysses S Grant

"Isn't it sad how some people can't be funny, so they have to settle for being obnoxious?" - Anonymous

"A man in power, once becoming obnoxious, his acts, good or bad, will work out his ruin." - Tacitus

"There is probably no more obnoxious class of citizen, taken end for end, than the returning vacationist." - Robert Benchley

"However, there is something you should have. Something every Shadowhunter should have." "An obnoxious, arrogant attitude?" Simon said." - Cassandra Clare

"Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, verbose, a showoff. I have been called all of these. Of course, I am." - Howard Cosell

"There's no one more obnoxious and self-righteous than the self-made man. And no one more admirable." - Joe R. Lansdale

"I'm just an obnoxious guy who can make it appear charming, that's what they pay me to do." - Bill Murray

"I want to be advertised and the easiest way is to do something obnoxious and do it well." - Henry Adams

"The first time I ever met him, he was the same little obnoxious weed that he is now." - Matthew Hayden

"Hell, right now my only weapons were Obnoxious and Snark, and I intended to use them whenever possible." - Diana Rowland

"I think you can be smart and directed and focused, without being obnoxious, and get plenty done." - Bill De Blasio

"Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Yeah, I'm obnoxious, yeah, I cut people off, yeah, I'm rude. You know why? Because you're busy." - Bill Oreilly

"Truth that is not undergirded by love makes the truth obnoxious and the possessor of it repulsive." - Ravi Zacharias

"I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution." - Ulysses S Grant

"To be around me, you must love food, or I'm the most obnoxious person you've ever met." - Blake Lively

"Yeah, I'm obnoxious, yeah, I cut people off, yeah, I'm rude. You know why? Because you're busy." - Bill O'Reilly

"I remember even getting kicked out of a bar once because I was too loud and obnoxious." - Liz Phair

"I put the cameras on her and told her to be obnoxious as she could possibly could be. She was." - Keenen Ivory Wayans

"I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them." - Robert A Heinlein

"Boys can be disgusting. You can't leave us alone for any length of time because we will burn something, blow something up or paint something. We're just obnoxious." - Tim Allen

"Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) is a gimmick comedian who has devoted her short career to being obese and obnoxious with equal success." - Rex Reed

"You should always speak your mind, and be bold, and be obnoxious, and do whatever you want and don't let anybody tell you to stop it." - Chelsea Handler

"When you come, please be so kind as to check your neuroses and psychoses at the gate... Fans and other obnoxious pests would do well to maintain silence." - Henry Miller

"Right now, Vee was the only person I could count on. She could be obnoxious,annoying, and lazy, but she never lied to me." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Face it, you hate every single boy on the face of the Earth!" "That's not TRUE, I just hate all these obnoxious, extroverted, pseudo-bohemian art-school losers" - Daniel Clowes

"But what will not ambition and revenge Descend to? who aspires must down as low As high he soar'd, obnoxious first and last To basest things." - John Milton

"I hate stand-up comics; I think funny is something you are, not something you desperately try to be in front of a roomful of obnoxious people." - Peter Cameron

"Yes. Do you know people who are really nice, but when they get together with somebody in particular, they become obnoxious jerks?" - Sheldon Siegel

"If you can rhythmically slow down your breath to four breaths a minute, you can indirectly control your mind and slow it down from its obnoxious behavior." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"These days, teachers have it rough. Kids can be hyperactive, disobedient, and obnoxious. It must feel like being locked in a room of drunk midgets." - Craig Ferguson

"To apologize for what you most wanted to do, to concede that it was obnoxious, boring, 'vulgar and unsafe' - that was the worst thing." - Alan Hollinghurst

"Some people say I'm obnoxious and lazy, that I'm uneducated, that my opinion means nothing, but I know I'm a real good dancer." - John Mellencamp

"You should always speak your mind, and be bold, and be obnoxious, and do whatever you want and do' let anybody tell you to stop it." - Chelsea Handler

"The big elephant sitting in the corner is that George W. Bush is simply unqualified for the job. What's his accomplishment? That he's no longer an obnoxious drunk?" - Ron Reagan

"He has been known by many names: Lucifer, Beelzabub, Belial, the Prince of Lies, Satan, and at a party once an obnoxious drunk kept calling him "Dude."" - Gary Larson

"People being incredibly rude and playing music incredibly badly and being incredibly obnoxious has always been a teenage sort of thing." - David Gilmour

"Like all people in love, I was obnoxious and stupid, threatened suicide...And the one I was supposed to make worry only giggled." - Faina Ranevskaya

"If I tape an 11-hour day, guess which parts end up on air. Not the bits when I'm pleasant, but the parts when I'm obnoxious." - Simon Cowell

"My character was obnoxious, had stinky feet and wore things like purple tights and a yellow top. I hated the clothes." - Andrea Barber

"I was kind of an obnoxious kid. I would imitate Celine Dion. I would jump around and belt to the rafters and do the accent and everything." - Kimiko Glenn

"Living in New York, you get a lot of confidence; when I go back to Michigan, I realise how obnoxious and demanding and straightforward I am." - Angel Haze

"All of the trickster, rascal characters that I write have the voice I aspire to. In real life, you can't be that obnoxious and get away with it." - Christopher Moore

"You should always speak your mind, and be bold, and be obnoxious, and do whatever you want and don't let anybody tell you to stop it." - Chelsea Handler

"I also turn down what's probably a good amount of coinage to be made out of playing dads, an incredible number of obnoxious dad." - Bill Pullman

"I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night." - Kenny Hickey

"I've punched a fan in the face because he was obnoxious. I've also pinched a child and made him cry, but I was 10 then!" - Kajol

"What is obnoxious about the motives of politicians - whatever those motives may be - is that politicians must announce their motives as visionary and grand." - P J Orourke

"I would often get called in to play a very loud, obnoxious - which, truth be told, I can be loud and obnoxious. My issue was when it was like a ghetto girl; I didn't think I was good at it; I didn't feel authentic. And so I had insecurities about going in on it." - Retta

"Pot is a better drug than alcohol. I'll prove it to you. You're at a ball game or a concert, and someone's really violent and agressive and obnoxious, are they drunk or are they smoking pot?" - Bill Hicks

"We can begin the restructuring of thought by declaring legitimate what we have denied for so long. Lets us declare Nature to be legitimate. The notion of illegal plants is obnoxious and ridiculous in the first place." - Terence Mckenna

"It's like trying to herd a flock of geese," said Orik. "They're always trying to go off on their own, they make an obnoxious noise, and they'll bite your hand first chance they get." - Christopher Paolini

"There's nothing more boring than a rock'n'roll star. Someone who has been on the road for 10 years, expecting attention wherever he goes, drinking himself stupid, who is obnoxious, incoherent, uncreative, and has a massive ego. There's nothing more pointless." - Thom Yorke

"He who indulges his sense in any excesses renders himself obnoxious to his own reason; and, to gratify the brute in him, displeases the man, and sets his two natures at variance." - Walter Scott

"...the intemperately wrathful man is less obnoxious than the intemperately lustful one, while the immoderate pleasure-seeker, intent on dissimulation and camouflage, is unable to give or take a straight look in the eye." - Josef Pieper

"Write. No amount of self-inflicted misery, altered states, black pullovers or being publicly obnoxious will ever add up to your being a writer. Writers write. On you go." - A.L. Kennedy

"I'm a 20 year old white boy residing on the Eastside of Cleveland, OH, and I am loud and obnoxious troubled youth that spends weeknights pissing parents off by turning their daughter's room into a giant orgy-fest." - Machine Gun Kelly

"It's like trying to herd a flock of geese," said Orik. "They"re always trying to go off on their own, they make an obnoxious noise, and they"ll bite your hand first chance they get." - Christopher Paolini

"If you can marry a handsome man or a beautiful woman and you have two choices and both people are equally nice or obnoxious, you might as well marry the wealthy one." - Frederick Lenz

"In one gallery they actually had a notice which said No Sketching. How obnoxious! I said, How do you think these things got on the walls if there was no sketching?" - David Hockney

"It is not the principled partisan, however obnoxious he may seem to his opponents, who degrades our public debate, but the preening, self-styled statesman who elevates compromise to a first principle." - Tom Delay

"I'm totally normal. I think it's obnoxious when people demand limos or bodyguards. I eat at McDonald's or Taco Bell. My parents always taught us to be humble. We're not spoiled." - Paris Hilton

"The pope being informed of the great increase of Protestantism, in the year 1542 sent inquisitors to Venice to make an inquiry into the matter, and apprehend such as they might deem obnoxious persons." - John Foxe

"Actors can be many things - vain, venal, self-serving, obnoxious, bullies - but all of the good ones are great storytellers. I wanted to watch what my actors were doing and how they were telling the story." - Paul Bettany

"Comedy doesn't have to be loud and obnoxious and beat you over the head. It can be this really small detail that, when it computes in your brain, you think, "That's great. That's masterful."" - Kyle Kinane

"When I moved to New York in my 20s, I didn't have an obnoxious ego, but it was huge! I'll thought, "I'll never die and I can do anything."" - Britta Phillips

"I was looking for a last name that was a first name. Growing up, I knew a kid who was the most obnoxious kid I ever knew, and his last name was Herman." - Paul Reubens

"I am obnoxious to each carping tongue Who says my hand a needle better fits, A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong For such despite they cast on female wits...." - Anne Bradstreet

"The umbrage given to Cuzzoni by her coming hither, proves that as Turkish monarchs can bear no brother near the throne, an aspiring sister is equally obnoxious to a theatrical Queen." - Charles Burney

"Laws are to govern all alike - those opposed as well as those who favor them. I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution." - Ulysses S Grant

"You are a Virginian, and a Virginian ought to appear at the head of this business. I am obnoxious, suspected and unpopular; you are very much otherwise. And you can write ten times better than I can." - John Adams

"Woodstock was the antithesis of what the music industry turned into. And if anyone tries to tie another Woodstock festival to an obnoxious sponsor, I'll be out protesting again." - Michael Wadleigh

"Back then, I could be as obnoxious as I liked and people would still come back for more, they had to, I was Benjamin Cohen, the Dot Com sensation." - Benjamin Cohen

"I grew up in a conservative small town, and the gay characters I saw on TV and in movies when I was growing up were all flamboyant and obnoxious and sometimes kind of annoying." - Chris Colfer

"I was always good at math, but I was good at everything. It sounds obnoxious, but I was just smart. In school, it's kind of obvious when you're learning things faster than other kids." - Lisa Randall

"I don't want to sound obnoxious, but I like to think I brought it another step. I was able to bring people who were casually interested in boxing together." - Barry Mcguigan

"I know this'll sound obnoxious, but acting was very much an accident for me. I didn't have, like, posters of Marlon Brando in my bedroom when I was growing up." - Michael Shannon

"When I was a kid, I was one of those really obnoxious 'oooh oooh' girls, with my hand up in the air constantly. I've learned over the years that that's not so attractive, so I've censored that." - Claire Danes

"To say you want to be a director is to risk sounding obnoxious, pretentious, arrogant, and I think women are more fearful of sounding that way than men are." - Nicole Holofcener

"I heard people saying they were going to become millionaires by the time they were 25 - that's gross and obnoxious, but in California it's looked on as an asset." - Anna Kendrick

"I've always been loud and obnoxious and sneaking my way into things, and so I feel like I've snuck my way onto the Lollapalooza lineup, and I'm going to sneak my way into whatever else I get to do." - Kesha

"I've learned through experience of playing different characters, some of whom were jerks, that when you play a character who is pretentious or obnoxious, in any way, it's important to knock them down a peg." - Jonah Hill

"I grew up outside of Seattle, and have lived here my whole life, and I think that there is a culture of questioning, and guilt. Almost an "anti-ambition." Like, an awareness, and then a subsequent guilt. But sometimes that progressive, liberal guilt is really obnoxious, too - in some ways, I think it's better to just own it. It's weird, that actually, the acknowledgement of privilege or the enactment of guilt can be as obnoxious as anything else. It's a never-ending rabbit hole. We're really in a rabbit hole right now, with this conversation. We're just spiraling down into the void." - Carrie Brownstein

"A very small offence may be a just cause for great resentment: it is often much less the particular instance which is obnoxious to us than the proof it carries with it of the general tenor and disposition of the mind from whence it sprung." - Sir Fulke Greville

"I was working at a restaurant in L.A. when a producer came in. He said I should audition for this movie Cellular. I did, and I got the part. It actually makes me sick to tell that story because its obnoxious." - Mircea Monroe

"I don't want names, but you have to have bumped into some pretty nasty artists with pretty big chips on their shoulders. I'd like an anecdote about the most obnoxious personality you had the misfortune of working with, albeit as anonymously as you feel comfortable divulging." - Patrick Stump

"I'm trying to do the right things, especially on the ice. Even when I talk to the media, I try to not be obnoxious or be rude. I try to approach you with respect. Same thing when I played, especially if you're the captain, you wanna try and set an example." - Nicklas Lidstrom

"I am obnoxious to each carping tongue/ Who says my hand a needle better fits./ A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong/ For such despite they cast on female wits;/ If what I do prove well, it won't advance,/ They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance." - Anne Bradstreet

"The reason so many of us lose our bearings about practising early in life is that we practice in living rooms with other family members in earshot - and healthy practice would simply sound too obnoxious, intrusive, repetitious and unmusical for others to hear without annoyance." - William Westney

"Original sin, therefore, appears to be a hereditary, depravity and corruption of our nature, diffused through all the parts of the soul, rendering us obnoxious to the divine wrath and producing in us those works which the scripture calls 'works of." - John Calvin

"Be grateful to everyone" is about making peace with the aspects of ourselves that we have rejected... If we were to make a list of people we don't like - people we find obnoxious, threatening, or worthy of contempt - we would discover much about those aspects of ourselves that we can't face... other people trigger the karma that we haven't worked out." - Pema Chodron

"A very small offence may be a just cause for great resentment: it is often much less the particular instance which is obnoxious to us than the proof it carries with it of the general tenor and disposition of the mind from whence it sprung." - Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke

"Life always gives us exactly the teacher we need at every moment. This includes every mosquito, every misfortune, every red light, every traffic jam, every obnoxious supervisor (or employee), every illness, every loss, every moment of joy or depression, every addiction, every piece of garbage, every breath. Every moment is the guru." - Joko Beck

"Christopher discovered that you dealt with obnoxious masters and most older boys the way you dealt with governesses: you quite politely told them the truth in the way they wanted to hear it, so that they thought they had won and left you in peace." - Diana Wynne Jones

"I didn't know whether to trust Alaska, and I'd certainly had enough of her unpredictability - cold one day, sweet the next; irresistibly flirty one moment, resistibly obnoxious the next. I preferred the Colonel: At least when he was cranky, he had a reason." - John Green

"Never, if you can possibly help it, write a novel. It is, in the first place, a thoroughly unsocial act. It makes one obnoxious to one's family and to one's friends. One sits about for many weeks, months, even years, in the worst cases, in a state of stupefaction." - Pearl S Buck

"[In a democracy] a common passion or interest will, in almost every case , be felt by a majority of the whole; a communication and concert results from the form of government itself; and there is nothing to check the inducements to sacrifice the weaker party or an obnoxious individual." - James Madison

"You know how some people seem to think that their love for classical music makes them spiritual or at least something quite special? And others who think you are a monster if you don't 'love children,' however obnoxious the children may be? Well, I found out that many people who love flowers look down on those who don't." - Ruth Stout



Obnoxious, Obnoxious People,